Man Takes Stunning Photos of the Sun From His Backyard

Alan Friedman is a greeting card-maker by day and amateur astronomer once the night falls. These photos were taken right from Friedman’s backyard in Buffalo, NY using a small (3 ½” aperture) telescope with a Hydrogen Alpha filter and an industrial webcam to capture the surface of the Sun.

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